After making this dress a few weeks back:
I had some leftover floral and stripes to make a skirt, so of course instead of fold it up nicely and put it on my fabric shelves I threw it on the sewing room floor til I was ready to make this:
It's one of my own creations (seen here and a few other times in the skirt archives), but pretty simply designed using the skirt part from the most material you have left (and all gathered in to fit the waistband) and the waist band that measures a bit more than your waist.
You save a bit over to do the button holes:
That doesn't really make sense! Oh well! If I had time I would post tutorials!
I'm going through my sewing room this week and picking up all the bits that have been thrown around and finishing them off. For some reason, I haven't been able to get into a sewing swing this year. My creations have been rushed, or sporadically made so for the first time ever I have UNFINISHED OUTFITS! I believe these are called UFO's? With my week off, I really need to get everything done because I'm going through a destash. I haven't *really* worked out what the destash will be, like how extreme (because I've honestly wanted to get rid of heaps of fabric that I've never sewn with before), so perhaps this week I'll get that sorted and then set up some Destash Tips for us to look at... Some of us are totally fine to keep materials and sewing things forever and ever (I love this idea) but short on space and time to sew, do we have to make sacrifices? Do we say goodbye to lacey old things because one doesn't sew using these notions? Do I cull a bunch of patterns because they're a little 80s or the wrong size?
What restrictions (if any) do you put on your sewing room/drawer/cupboard things?